Tall people lead happier lives than their more vertically challenged peers, according to a new study which found that most miserable men are 2.5cm shorter than average.September 10, 2009, 7:10 am
The UFO world is alive with speculation that China is about to reveal details of startling and detailed footage of an unidentified flying object taken during the solar eclipse on July 22.September 9, 2009, 8:44 am
A budget supermarket chain is helping nine happy California couples beat the recession blues by offering cut-price wedding ceremonies - for just 99 cents each.September 9, 2009, 8:32 am
A man who proposed to his girlfriend during a hiking trip may have been a bit too successful at sweeping her off her feet.September 8, 2009, 3:40 pm
At last, the secret to first lady Michelle Obama's sculpted arms? Tricep pushdowns and hammer curls.September 8, 2009, 3:34 pm
US fast food giant McDonald's has lost an eight-year trademark battle to prevent local restaurant McCurry from using the 'Mc' prefix in a precedent-setting judgment by Malaysia's highest court.September 8, 2009, 3:21 pm
A record breaking 205,000 plastic ducks floated down the Thames yesterday as part of the third annual Great British Duck Race.September 8, 2009, 6:34 am
The Naked Cowboy of Times Square says he's dropping out of the race for mayor of New York City.September 6, 2009, 1:00 pm
A top-rated French chess player had to concede a game at a major tournament when he dozed off during a match after reportedly showing up drunk.September 4, 2009, 6:15 pm
A farm dog has saved the life of an abandoned piglet by adopting it as one of its own after the newborn was rejected by its mother.September 4, 2009, 5:12 pm
A man who sought to cash his wife's cheque at her bank ran into an unusual problem: the teller wanted his thumbprint. Problem was the man had no arms.September 4, 2009, 1:24 pm
Construction workers installing support for a new deck at a home outside Boston dug up the concrete floor of a shed and found a skeleton buried there with a gun that appears to be about 100 years old.September 4, 2009, 1:11 pm
Police in eastern Pennsylvania said they have identified a suspected bank robber using the wallet he left behind on the counter.September 4, 2009, 1:07 pm
Top-ranked competitive eater and three-time defending champion Joey Chestnut has been dethroned as the winner of the Best in the West Nugget World Rib Eating Championship in Sparks.September 4, 2009, 8:55 am
Following the death of purportedly the world's oldest dog this week aged 21, a German woman came forward on Wednesday claiming her dog was 25 - with a tattoo of her birthdate in her ear to prove it.September 3, 2009, 6:13 am
Some dogs chase cars. One in a North Carolina town decided to try to eat one.September 2, 2009, 1:22 pm
Michelle Duggar, the 42-year-old Arkansas mum of 18 and a soon-to-be grandmother, is pregnant again.September 2, 2009, 6:35 am
AFR: Peeved Zambian president orders monkeys outSeptember 1, 2009, 4:58 pm
The Beatles rock-and-roll invasion that conquered the music scene in the 1960s has been reborn in a hotly-anticipated assault on the world of videogames.September 1, 2009, 2:20 pm
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